Postal rollout of new package sorter for AO’s (small offices) = More jobs lost?

Postal rollout of new package sorter for AO’s (small offices). I guess packages will now come unsorted to AO’s, bypassing plants (DeJoy talked shutting down more P&DC’s). Probably just shift the grid lock to AO’s but this is just the Postal way. Reminds me of phased out (2013) CSBCS program. See: Idmailsystems.com/products/pps Related: USPS is…

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NALC: Settlement Reached on Holiday Schedule Pecking Order Grievance

January 22, 2021 A settlement has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q11N-4Q-14270600 concerning whether the holiday schedule pecking order is applicable to the assignment of personnel to complete parcel delivery on holidays in installations that have Sunday parcel delivery. The parties agree that the Employer determines the number and categories of…

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USPS: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage

From: Works, Anita – Denver, CO <anita.works@usps.gov> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2021 10:15 AM Subject: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage Regional Unions/Management Associations; Attached is an updated COVID-19 Decision tree that reflects termination of FFCRA coverage. We are aware that COVID-19 MOUs for non-career is still effective. Thank…

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Make sure USPS has your current address

The start of a new year is a good time to make sure the Postal Service has your contact information. If you work for USPS, you’re required to provide your current mailing address. This allows the organization to send you communications about health, payroll, benefits and other important matters. You can use the Life Changes…

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APWU: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:50 AM Subject: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters Sisters and Brothers, Please see the attached documents. The first is the most recent stand-up talk that the USPS released on January 20, 2021 in regards to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. As the stand-up notes, the Centers…

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USPS OIG Report: Bank Secrecy Act Compliance

Objectives To combat money laundering in the U.S., Congress enacted a series of laws, collectively referred to as the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). The BSA required financial institutions, including money services businesses, to report suspicious activities to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Under the BSA, the Postal Service is…

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Update on John P. Richards -President, APWU Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter

Our union Brother, John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU, has been having some serious health difficulties and is currently in what he describes as a “diminished condition” in an update he recently sent to family and friends. Below is his address for those wanting to send cards of well…

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USPS: Regulatory Compliance Training program

Two of the seven training courses that Postal Service employees are required to complete each year are now available. The courses are part of the organization’s Regulatory Compliance Training program, which was previously known as Strategic Learning Initiatives. The training is intended to help USPS achieve its objectives and satisfy compliance with legal requirements. The…

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